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Congothemis longistyla

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA LIBELLULIDAE

Scientific Name: Congothemis longistyla
Species Authority: Fraser, 1953

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-06-03
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Djikstra, K. D, Kipping, J., Schutte, K. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Allen, D. (Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
Justification:
This is one of many species known only from limited material from the central Congo Basin. Extensive tracts of potential habitat are present and the species is most probably under-collected rather than rare. It is assessed as Least Concern, with a probable widespread distribution.
History:
2006 Data Deficient
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is currently known only from the Democratic Republic of Congo (Eala, Busu Lite and one additional unnamed site).
Countries:
Native:
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

Population: Population size is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Unknown but possibly present in swamp forest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2010. Congothemis longistyla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 August 2015.
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